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  • a  of or relating to or supporting Romanism

  • Must PTI be so downright popish? What happened to Cardinal Mindszenty was news (but not your speculations about what might have happened) .
  • Good Scotch Calvinists disapprove of Christmas, consider Christmas trees and Christmas presents to be popish and heathen things, savoring of idolatry.
  • But like most of the local Quakers, Eliza believed that music was "a popish dido, a sop to the senses, a hurdle waiting to trip man in his upward struggle.

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